February is a busy month for us with lots of talks and events happening in the area.
Tuesday 4th February, Westport Club Meeting, Teagasc, Westport Our Club talk will be delivered by Emma Reeves who will present on Bees and Biodiversity.
Saturday 8th February, Museum of Country Life, TurloughThe Museum of Country life are hosting a special two day event on the 8th & 9th of February to celebrate traditional preparations for Spring. The Westport & Ballina Beekeeper Clubs will be represented in the Marquee.https://www.museum.ie/Country-Life/Events-Projects/Birds,-Bees-Trees-Celebrating-the-Start-of-an-Iris
Saturday 22nd February, Western/Northern (Connaught/Ulster) Workshop
Location: The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim Time: 10:00a.m.
Topics include Bee Genetics and Preparing for the Season AheadPlease see previous email for full details.
4th – 6th September, Native Irish Honey Bee Society International Conference, Athlone
The Native Irish Honey Bee Society (NIHBS) are proud to host an International Black Bee Conference on behalf of SICAMM.